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Demographics

People

Total Population4,079
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens24.5%
Employed Population 16+1,798
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married35.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$23,539
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,496
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,958
% Above Poverty Level77.5%
% Below Poverty Level22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone42.2%
Median Gross Rent$582
Median House Value$88,200

Ancestry

German45.2%
Swedish17%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.2%
Norwegian10.3%
French Except Basque6.9%
Irish5.6%
Polish5.2%
English4.8%
Finnish3.2%
Italian2.1%
Portuguese1.1%
Dutch1%
Russian0.9%
Lithuanian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Luxemburger0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
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Wadena Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wadena County
Standard Zip Codes56482
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.43
Approximate Longitude-95.13

Wadena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWADENA 3 S
Distance3 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 55 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationOTTERTAIL
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationGULL LAKE DAM
Distance36.7 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 15 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp59 to 78 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bertha539$56,875
Bluffton213$62,500
Deer Creek247$43,125
Hewitt232$53,750
New York Mills1,458$47,422
Verndale620$53,281

Wadena Hospitals

Tri County Hospital
(Non-profit)
415 Jefferson Street North
(218) 631-3510

Wadena Public Schools

Early Childhood Special Education
910 Ash Ave Ne
ZIP: 56482
(218) 631-2281
Primary
Total Enrollment 60
Wadena-deer Creek 5th And 6th Grade
600 Colfax Ave Sw
ZIP: 56482
(218) 632-2400
Middle
Total Enrollment 133
Wadena-deer Creek Elementary
215 Colfax Ave Sw
ZIP: 56482
(218) 632-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 430
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High
600 Colfax Ave Sw
ZIP: 56482
(218) 632-2300
High
Total Enrollment 423

Wadena Private Schools

Green Meadow-hillside
30781 610th Ave
ZIP: 56482
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
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